The cheapest times to fly from TYS to JLN are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • July 9th to July 29th
  • August 13th to September 30th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TYS to JLN is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $609 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $241 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Joplin

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Joplin, MO (JLN) will usually cost between $251 to $475 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $286. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $437. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $315 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to JLN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TYS to JLN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

TYS to JLN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to JLN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $161 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $269. Return trip prices are from the JLN to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TYS to JLN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from TYS to JLN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 11.92% less expensive than JLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to XNA flights

Destination alternative #2: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 5.72% less expensive than JLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to MCI flights

Destination alternative #3: Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) in Springfield, MO

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 5.25% less expensive than JLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to SGF flights

Destination alternative #4: Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 2.23% less expensive than JLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to TUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TYS to JLN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joplin Regional Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 590 miles or 950 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TYS to JLN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to JLN flight is about 2 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Joplin, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from TYS to JLN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTYS
Origination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeJLN
Destination airport nameJoplin Regional Airport
CityJoplin, MO
Countrythe United States


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